Posts Tagged ‘RIP’


by Matt Gearyon 26/04/2020
Yesterday, 25/04/2020, Geek Pride lost one of it’s Editors, to Cancer. Her name was Hani Fearon and she was only 30. Hani was one of the original group who helped start Geek Pride and despite the tumult inherent in sites like ours, she was always there, always helping, always positive and every time I saw […]

RIP Bill Paxton

by Matt Gearyon 26/02/2017
It is with great sadness that we have been informed that veteran actor Bill Paxton has died, due to complications in surgery, at the age of 61. Having started his career in the mid 70s Paxton has a long list of film and tv credits but is most well known for  classics like: Weird Science, […]

John Hurt passes away, aged 77 (1940-2017)

by Mark Cantyon 28/01/2017
It was announced last night that the British actor, John Hurt, has passed away, aged 77. He is survived by his 4th wife, of 12 years, Anwen Rees-Myers, and sons Alexander, 26 and Nick, 23. A twice Oscar-nominated actor, the actor had won a Golden Globe and 4 BAFTAs, as well as a Lifetine Achievement […]

Gone Beyond the Veil – RIP Jerry Doyle 1956-2016

by Mark Cantyon 28/07/2016
It was announced just hours ago that Jerry Doyle, best known for playing Michael Garibaldi in Babylon 5 from 1994-1998, has passed away at the age of 60. A resident of Las Vegas, his family have not yet confirmed the cause of death, but the news was posted on his Twitter feed and his verified Facebook page.

Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)

by Dave Foyon 02/09/2015
Wes Craven: The most influential horror director of the late 20th Century – in memoriam. Monday brought the sad news that American horror auteur Wes Craven had died at the age of 76, after a battle with brain cancer. The man responsible for two of the longest lasting and financially successful franchises in the horror genre, […]

A Legend Passes: Leonard Nimoy Dies Aged 83

by Becca Harperon 27/02/2015
A great sadness washes over us all as we confirm the passing of Leonard Nimoy. Known for his iconic role as Spock in Star Trek, a role that spanned decades, Nimoy has become a legend within the realms of science fiction. Reported in the New York Times, his wife Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed the actor […]

12 Life Lessons From Robin Williams

by therockfairyon 12/08/2014
I watched What Dreams May Come with my best mate on on Saturday night and we were chatting about what an amazing soul Robin Williams was.  The fact he’d come so far through his drug addiction and depression was something we found inspirational and his creativity was awe-inspiring.  He’s played so many different characters over the […]

Farewell, James Garner!

by Cristina Bogdanon 20/07/2014
It seems we have to say good bye to yet another movie legend. This time is James Garner, who was found dead in his home earlier today. The 86 year old actor was one of the most prolific leading men in Hollywood, his acting career spanning decades and crossing over from one genre to another. […]

A Look at The Best of British Comedian Rik Mayall

by Becca Harperon 11/06/2014
It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of one of Britain’s most popular comedians. Rik Mayall died on the 9th of June, the cause of death not yet confirmed. A great loss of a comedian whose collective works shaped the course of British comedy. For many of us, Rik Mayall is […]

Good bye, H.R. Giger!

by Cristina Bogdanon 13/05/2014
It looks like we have to say good bye to yet another artist that has influenced generations. Hans Rudolf Giger, known by most through his work on the movie Alien has passed away at age 74. The Swiss artist, who has won an Oscar in 1980 for his Alien design, has also worked on movies such […]